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V 1 tt n 7 1 VOLUME XXVL HAYS, ELLIS COUNTY, KANSAS, SEPTEMBER 19, 1908. NUMBER 43. AYS V N V I T V I M V I I LOGAL NEWS, f Cleve Schultz and family have re turned to Chicago. Mr. nd Mm. Tvkv JVntt !ft for Hr homo in Fanca City Sattmfav wrht. Ml Lizzie Troth, who hnn hpn vip- -nd St. Joe, returned home Surds v ovenlnjjr. Weianer i having pome of the rooms ver bi wtore fitted up to ne in hi hn inew, with a tairwav Teadinpr from hia present store-room. It'a the crrocer's (roods marked Lee that pel! quickly. 38-tf , MIsa Henrietta Ofhant entertained frierida Wednesday evening before she left for another yer at the State Uni versity at. Lawrerre. Dan Thurston, the Saline valley far mer. Wk hands with friends here Tuesday. He expects to Foon make an eastern trip to visit. oM friends. Isaac Zeijrler is having- his men cut out the Russian thistles on his lots he fore they seed. All others honld do o as there are lots of them around town. John Adkins having successfully mo ved his late residence, work has com menced on their f 4000 new cottaee on the old location smorir the trees on east Wilpon avenue. Soda Water of Quality at Hark- ness . 28-tf Miss Nellie ReeHer nj v, j entertained iruesta at a camp-fire in the Rrove Tuesday evening. An enjoyable upper ard a lovely time was had. She leaves next week for her college work Wise & Jacobs. Orossare making cement blocks and llllnn M ... .Hem jor we lountfations of the """J1,a 'vt:a nouse and the new res idence, having: bought a block making machine. There will be fin annivANQFv Kav social given by the Rebekahs in their hall Cnfti.J - t. evening, September 19, 1908. All Odd Fellows ard wives are coruiaiiy invited. Ladies bring a box By order of Sec. -i, M"-Lpe Troth, formerly of Smo- jr xjiu uut now or Grand Island, Ne braska, has been elertoH fo of matron of the girls' dormitory to the Grand Island Business College. It is a fine new building with modern equipment and accommodates sixty Kino. Rev. W. A. Sharp M. A., a teacher In r Ka Da a. w puBt iouege. Kanzom, Bur ma, will preach in th Pon.v i i - -piioi, luurcn next bunday morning. In the evening t. . . xoveii, u. u., one of the orators of to-day will speak Come and enjoy a good day in God'i house. The new telephone directory gotten up by this office for manager Addison la receiving much praise and is ac knowledged as a great improvement on former cards. The work was done on a lmeotype machine in Salina and v-icax una Doid. List Your Farms. I have several customers for farms m this county. If yours is for sale let me know, a reasonable price will brine - ""jc!. oee j. w. MILLER, 43-3t Hays, Kansas. Goods as cheap as have been in ten Years. 9-4 Bleached Sheeting at 25 cents. Lawnsdale Muslin at 1 0 cents. Fruit of the Loom at 1 0 cents. Amoskeag Ginghams at 7&1-2 cents. American Prints at 6&1-4 cents. Bostonian Shoes, 3,SO Sr 4 Our Fall goods are now in. The enrollment at the State Normal continues to increase. The fire proof vault and office in the new mill are about completed. Don't take chances on food products Use Lee Brand. 38-tf Harry Felton has added several new teams to his livery stable outfit. O. H. McQuarry was here sgain this week and rrought another eastern set tler to whom he fold a farm. Mrs. Will Jordan, assisted by her sis ter May entertained friends at cards on Thursday evening. Ice Cream, pure and delicious. Sodas and Sundaes at Harkness' 28-tf The many friends of Walter Stead- man were glad to see him here on Sun day looking so well. Mrs. Mary Johnson Kingslev of the southwest part of the county visited friends in our city last Saturday. Remember that Dr. Brown, the eve and ear socialist, will be here next Monday. Mrs. Cavender had her household goods pold at auction last Saturday and has gone to her daughter in Wyoming. George Palmer and family returned Sunday night after a lovely visit with friends and relatives in Pennsylvania. Mr. Fred Solomon returned Saturday evening from his eastern trip looking much improved in health and reports a nice time. George Wilcox of Salina has been visiting the past week with relatives here, Mr. and Mrs. George Brown and Mr. and Mrs. Freshour. Trees around town and along the Big creek' are full of blackbirds on their way south, and in many yards the robin-redbreast are seen hopping around. On Monday Mrs. Amy Siple had a public sale of her personal property on her place in Wheatland township and has rented the farm to a neighbor. Our great Union Paefiic railway is to be still more prosperous, a five million dollar contract having been given last Week for 5000 more freight cars to be used on the road. Typewriter for sale. Inquire at This Office. - We" this week aquite a number of new subscribers' to our list of readers in this county. Every family in the county should read the Free Press. Try it three months anyhow. The Normal 'Leader', the magazine published by the students in the in terest of the State! Normal School on Ft. Hays issued this week its first is sue for its second year. JVew Barber Shop. Located on Chestnut street, adjoin ing Weianer store. Your patronage solicited. 43tf Saturday Afternoon Club September 19. The Saturday Afternoon Club start on another vear to-day with this Program on Richard III. Hostess. Mrs. Lee R. Light Roll Call State Boards. Historical Setting of the Play Miss Schwaller. Plowing Wanted We are prepared to do plowing with our steam plowing outfit. Address E. L. WOOD, Ellis, Kansas. 44-3t ri O t&fae&tamt street, It tried awful hard on Tuesday to rain, being cloudy all day. Homer Myers returned Saturday ev ening from hia trip eas? "Dolly Varden" 0 rcolatea at Hark- ness Joe Kinney was visiting his sister, Mrs. Nick Schlyer, last week. Mrs. Decker returned Saturday from her visit with relatives in Denver. Mart Stehley and wife snent Sunday here as guests at the Haffmeier home. Mrs. William Bemis is reported as recovering from her severe sickness. It's no fault of the cook or grocer if you do not specify "Lee" Brand. 38-tf "If It isn't an Eastman, it isn't a kodak." Harkness has kodaks and supplies. 21-tf On Tuesday evening Mrs. Fred Haff mier entertained a few friends at their new home. This Friday evening her guest, Miss Sterling, leaves for her home in Chicago. Mrs. Stella Elliott of north Buckeye has returned from her visit to friends in Hutchinson, bringing with her a niece, Mibb Jennings, a daughter of Lon Jennings, who formerly ilved herek Prairie chicken shooting commenced this week to last until Oct. 12th and the popping of the guns could be heard in every direction all over the county. The chickens are reported not overly plenty this season. Base Burner Wanted. A subscriber wants to buy a small base burner. Notify this office. Miss Lizzie Troth has returned from her six weeks vacation in the east and has resumed her position as assistant manager of the Free Press office. Miss Myrtle Ramsey of Ellis, our late tvne- setter, has commenced teaching at her scnooi north of Ogallah. .The Catholic College in our city com menced Mondav morninc with 9 . dents in attendance, a snlenrfirt shonr. ing for the first day for a new institu tion, ine Bcnooi oi the minor grades oegins next Monday, when a couple hundred children will attend. -. Lutheran Church. C F. WlEST, Pastor. 10:60: a. m. Sunday School. 11:00 a. m. Holy Communion. 7.-00 p. m. C. E. Society. Topic: Church Workers. 8:00 p. m. Public Worship. Subject: "Love the Lord thy God." 8:00 p. m. Wednesday. Prayer Meet ing. You are cordially invited to these ser vices. Baptist Church. A. E. Goodman, Pastor Sunday School. 10:00 a. m. Preaching. 11:00 a. m., 8 p. m Rev. W. A. Sharp, a returned mis sionary from Burma will preach. Dr. E. H. Lovett will speak in the evening. B. Y. P. U 7:00 n m. Prayer Meeting Wednesday at 8 pm 1 was glad when they said unto me, let us go into the house of the Lord." Come and worship with us. Pigs Tor Sale. We have some young pigs for sale at our farm south of the Reservation. Phone 614 or see M. L. Moore. 44-3t Mays, Binder & Dillon have added a new carryall wagon to their pump-shop. Drink Hires Root Beer out of the keg, at Harknfs 23-tf Johny Wripbt, the irrepressible, has gone to Ellis to look for a job of work. The new barber has moved into the Stainer building opposite the Philip store. H. L. Kent of the State Normal was called home this week by the death of his father. Ben Hopper has men busy moving some buildings at his new home in the north part of town. Philip's Hardware store got in this week a car load of heating and cook- stoves for their customers. $102 for two common loads of wheat this week cant help but nake our far mers feel satisfied this fall. Look for the brand on canned goods and see that what you use bears the Lee Trade Mark. 38 tf This week the Charlie Binder family moved to their new home in the north west part of town. H. H. Gill went east Saturday eve for a vacation and to join his mother in Kansas City. Mrs. Harvey Penny and children are home from their vacation In the moun tains of Colorado. Jim Urban has returned from his Colorado trip and opens his drug store in Victoria next weeK. Try a little want adver in this pa per and see if it does not bring results. They always do. Mrs. Gehrer and her sister Mrs. C. A. Harkness entertain some of their lady friends this Friday evening. This has been a warm September month and iceman Thomas has been rushed to make his deliveries. A party of gentlemen from Manhat tan were here this week in their big auto enjoying a chicken hunt. Lawrence Cole has again become the pressman in this office and is be coming quite an expert at the work Alex Schueler goes to Brookville to day to pitch for the club there in their game against the famous Kansas City Blues. Frame King has sold his butche shop and bought out the Wagner res taurant, to take possessi&n October 1, and will put in a bakery. Country schools that have started re port few scholars in attendance, the older children being still busy with the work on the farm. Miss Ida Solomon, the new editor-in chief of the Western Normal Leader, got out a very creditable and interest ing number this week. Miss Katie Brown had the misfor tune to lose all her clothing by a fire last week at the hospital in Kansas City where she is staying. Joe Feitz left Wednesday moraine to repume hi stms t the State Ae ricultural college at Manhattan. His brother Herman will go in January. Frank Mots has sold his Insurance business to Rich Mulroy and his office turniture to McQuarry and is going to the State University at Lawrencu. The Ladies Aid Societv of the Lu theran Church will meet at the home of Mrs. H. B Kohl on Thursday af ternoon. 24th. A 15 cent hiuch will be served. George Woerth of Schoengen on the Smokey was so successful this year in raising wheat and the high price he is receiving for it, he has bought another halt section farm near Ellis. We want every item of local inter est we can get. Our telephone num ber is 12. If you have any jtem of in terest. call ua up. Mr. Funk, wife and the Edwards childrt n moved last Saturday to their new home in LaCrosse to be nearer to his field of work. Mr. Smith, a travel ing man, with his family, will occupy the Jbdward9 cottage. The Ross deal not having been closed the Miller Leiker Runyon deals have not been closed yet and each eroes on as of old in their business. Neither has the Zeigler Miller sale been complet ed; but all will be in due time. The new mill people are busy install ing their private water plant, sinking six four-inch, points in the water-sand near the . post office. Water for fire purposes will le installed in every room in the mil;. w;i?ivvje? nt) elovatnr to be eontifc t-d t:-v ' ily t, own en gine as a tht; cily waterworks. For Sale. Three 5 room cottages; Two 3 room cottages; One 5-acre lot close to town. For terms see John C Ajdkdvs. 23-tf JLand For Sale, I have for sale 400 acres, two mflea and a half from Hays, Sana., a splen did wfceat farm, about 200 acres in wbeat all in feace. Terms reasonable). Tkis is a snap. See or address 43r2t I. M. Tost, IIays Sans. Dolly Varden Chocolates at HARK NESS . .10, .35 and .65. 28-tf The county Clerk and his deputy are now kept busy makingjup the tax-roll. i Every man and boy who could get awny on Tuesdav went chicken hunting but not many had much luck. The corrigated iron for the outside of the new mill and elevator arrived on Tuesday and is being put on. While visitiner here Cleve Schultz has enjoyed himself by taking pome splen did photograph views around town. The new Barber shop started this week on south Chestnut street ard is already being well patronized. Furnished Rooms for Rent Centrally located, near both schools. Inquire at this office. Bell Brother are doing the painting. Spencer the fancy tin spouting and Haffmiers the plumbing at the Shively new cottage. Having had a year's vacation daddy Freese is back at the newspaper work editor John Freese having gone for a few years study at the State Univer sity at Lawrence. The Waterworks election last Friday was very quiet, George Zeigler and Ja cob Bissing being the clerks. 256 vo ted, 8 ballots defective, 186 voting For the bonds and only 62 Against. Council will now have the plans and specifications drawn, advertise for bids and work commence in the late fall. O. H. McQuarry, Jr., of Morrill, Kansas, has opened up a Real-estate office in the Post-office building, placing C. A. Lee of - that city in charge. Aa many farmers from that section of the state are buying our wheat land, the firm are sure to do a nice business. The Gove City Gazette pavs this of two of our former Normal students: "Miss Mamie Helm of Ellsworth has returned to Gove to resume her duties in the County High school." "Miss Bertha Vermond, who has been spending the summer at her home in Hays, has returned to Gove City. She fills the position of assistant principal of the county High school." Kippes BasgolL On Tuesday morning in St. Joseph's church, in the presence of the families and many friends. Miss Susie Kippes, daughter of the wealfchy farmer, Jacob Kippes of the Smokey Hill valley, was married . to George J. Basgall, son of our implement dealer, J. E. Basgall. - George'is a Normal School student, an excellent teacher, and was teaching in the southwest part of the county and met this pretty girl and "it was love at first sight", and for fear that a cer tain young Topeka fellow might get ahead he hurried up the ceremony. In the evening the lawn of father Basgall's residence was handsomelj' il luminated with Chinese lanterns and young and old celebrated until a late hour, all having a splendid time. She gets an ambitious young man who will make his mark, while he gets a pretty girl and splendid housekeeper to encourage him in his work. Ellis Fellers. At the residence of Dr. and Mrs. Freeland in Hays Saturday evening Sept. 12 the ceremony was performed that united in marriage Miss Bessie Ellis and Mr. Jay Fellers. Rev. Smith was the officiating minister and the ceremony was witnessed by a company of the immediate relatives of the bride and groom. The bride has been in Hays for a number of years having attended the Western Kansas State Normal and during her stay she has won her way into the hearts and love of our people by her winsome ways and pleasant dis position. The groom is the youngest, son of our old settler Jerry Fellers in the Hopewell neighborhood. He is an Ellis county product and hosts of his friends extend the hand of congratula tion and good wishes. The young couple went to housekeep ing at once on the Reemsnyder farm north of town where they will be "at home" to all their friends. An Automob'Ie Bargain. A Five Passenger Oldsmobile Tour ing Car, Two cylinder, four cycle, 20 to 24 horse power, equipped with top, etc. Has had only 1 00 miles . use. Call on or address The Farmers National Bank, Salina, Kansas. WANT ADS. 5c. Per Ldje. Eye and Ear Surgeon. Dr. M. Jay Brown, the Salina eye and ear specialist will fill his regular monthly date in Hays on MONDAY OCT.- 12. Will be at the Brunswick HoteL 34-2t JVew Meat Market I hare opened up the Johnson Batch er shop on sertb Main street and will sell yea the best of meets at the lowest prices. See or phone e& 27-tf Something, new for Elks and Eagles. If you are an Elk you want an Elk Vest, f If you are an Eagle you want an Eagle Vest. They are all the rage amongst the members of these Orders. Call and see them. Q HAVE YOU SEEN my new fall line of Suit ing and Overcoating, etc. They Are Handsome. 'A. M..McKIE i PHONE NO. 9C Mr. & Mrs. Zeigler have been back east, visited the largest of the i wholesale stores and saw beautiful goods. Watch for the notice in this paper when the goods arrive and our display ready. Don't miss it. Mays City Book store is the place to buy your School ix . . Books and School supplies. About one ton received this week. I have the County Agency for State Text BookeJ Also handle ALL the Books and Supplies for both the Normal School arud Catholic College. Don't forget the Place. First door north of Post Office. Phone No. 96. J. H. SPRATT $75,0(0 Farmers if you need any money for Flarvest Expenses don't fail to call on the ; CITIZENS' STATE BAMf, HAYS, KANSAS. 4 fUXtt J MCO K9AX&S J Amrmnr Headquarters fcr 9 nc, 7ci7et AtVces AND Prescriptions carefully compounded riav rvr "ninrVif we cave a Jarge and complete stock of btatiouery. Sporting Goods, Fishing Tackle. Pipes, Cigars and Tobacco. i JL-uwney s vnocoiates etna Don-Dons. 0 9 t4 THE HAYS TAILOR OPP. 1ST NAT. BANK 1 They have bought the handsomest ever brought to Hays, all styles and prices will be reasonable. Come inspect the goods. Remember our store is the Largest in Hays City, Our prices low as the lowest. Come see our goods before buying elsewhere. TO LOAN SUNDRIES. . Roy Thomas.